A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.

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 Spencer Carlin (43 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Ashley Davies (43 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Aiden Dennison (42 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Paula Carlin / ... (42 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Glen Carlin (41 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Arthur Carlin (41 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Madison Duarte (37 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Chelsea Lewis / ... (35 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Clay Carlin (30 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Kyla Woods (29 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Sean Miller (29 episodes, 2005-2008)
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A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.

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4 November 2005 (USA)  »

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In reality the actress that plays Spencer Carlin, Gabrielle Christian, is 3 years older than Chris Hunter, the actor who plays her on-screen big brother Glen Carlin. See more »

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[to Madison]
Sean Miller: You are about as deep as a puddle.
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Realistic show, engaging characters, cute relationships.
23 January 2006 | by (ell ay) – See all my reviews

This show is at its heart a series about the relationship between two girls: Ashley and Spencer. The actresses who play the roles have a strong chemistry and that holds the show together. It doesn't hurt that they are surrounded by other engaging characters. The show is very well written, and a realistic example of high school in LA.

All the characters interact with one another and build believable relationships. Ashley and Spencer meet and instantly click, we can believe they're best friends. We can also believe the dorky Clay can become friends with cool smart guy Sean. Though Glen and Aiden are both big, dumb jocks we can accept that they don't like each other very much because certain girls coming between them: Glen's sister Spencer and Aiden's ex, Madison.

At the focus, Aiden's other ex, Ashley, is drawn to Spencer, the new girl questioning her sexuality. Ashley is openly gay. It's interesting to see where the stories go each week.


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